Grant: $505,850 - National Institutes of Health - Jul. 16, 2009
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Award Description: Using Rewards in Justice Treatment Programs: Technology & Contingency Management: This study is designed to develop knowledge about how technology can be used in criminal justice settings to assess performance, either at the individual client level or at the program level. The study will assess how criminal justice settings (i.e. drug treatment courts, reentry courts, probation/parole offices, etc.) adapt contingency management protocols.
Project Description: STUDY AIMS: 1. To measure sustained use of performance monitoring reports in existing eCourt study sites that have focused on sharing information across agencies over an 18 month window; and, 2. To examine the feasibility of using contingency management protocols in managing the performance of offenders in drug treatment programs and services. 3. To conduct a pilot of software technology to administer the contingency management protocol in six criminal justice agencies. MAJOR PRODUCTS: 1. Paper on using performance management reports in electronic MIS 2. Paper on feasibility of contingency management in Criminal Justice Settings 3. Develop and implement Criminal Justice contingency management web-based software 4. Manual on contingency management in Criminal Justice settings with curriculum from learning sessions and webinars QUARTERLY ACTIVITIES: Establish a contract with software vendor; design data collections; work with Administrative Office of the Courts on a memorandum of agreement; contact all sites to begin research project; site visit in one site
Jobs Summary: 1 Graduate Research Assistant job created. Subcontract jobs created are 1 Project Manager, 1 Software Design Specialist and one Database Design Specialist. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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